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Rio Olympic Silver medalist Annalise Murphy with Optimist sailors at Malahide during the Optimist Dinghy National Training Week
The final stop on the Optimist dinghy calendar found this intrepid bunch of sailors and their families back in Malahide Yacht Club for the IODAI National Training Week 27-30th October sponsored by CH Marine, the Grand Hotel and Dinghy Performance.…
Sailors from all over Ireland have entered Optimist 'National Training Week' at Malahide Yacht Club and excitement is starting to build.
The IODAI in conjunction with Malahide Yacht Club will be hosting the junior Optimist dinghy National Training week 27-30th October. Although normally part of the Youth Sailing Nationals, due to COVID safety measures in 2021 the decision was made to organise…
There were 46 safe and exciting Sea Scouting races under two fleets which made for an excellent day of sailing!
Originally hosted from the decks of the 102-ft Lightship Albatross in Dún Laoghaire Harbour, the event has grown popular as ever within Sea Scouting under a very exciting team-racing format using fleets of Pico/ Topaz ensuring it is fun and…
Windsurfing champions - Left to Right: Des Gibney of RSGYC (Bronze); Joe Galeckas of MYC (Gold); Robbie Walker of RSGYC (Silver)
The 2021 Kona windsurfing national championships were hosted by Malahide Yacht Club on Sunday, 5th September. Under the direction of race officer Niall Gallagher of MYC, the sailors enjoyed a windward-leeward course in a 10 to 15 knot south easterly…
Start line of the 2019 Kona National Championships which were contested in light conditions on Malahide Estuary.  Pictured are Joe Galeckas and Robbie Walker who both achieved title wins in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
This Sunday, 5th September sees the return of the Kona Windsurfing class to contest their national championships on the Malahide estuary in County Dublin. The class has over 20 members in Ireland and is unique in that sailors of all…
16-year old Malahide Yacht Club cadet, Daniel Flavin
A 16-year-old Malahide Yacht Club cadet has become one of the youngest sailors to be awarded the RYA Day Skipper (Sail & Power Craft) and ICC Certificate. Daniel Flavin, a Transition Year student at the local Community School, was assessed…
The Malahide yacht had broken its moorings in the high winds and needed to be re-floated on the next high tide
The spirit of Malahide Yacht Club (MYC) is very much alive and kicking after a big effort by a large team of volunteers help pull a club member's boat off the southern side of the Lower Estuary. The boat had…
Completing the 24 hour sail in Malahide. The event called ‘DCU x DIT 24hr Sail’ consisted of the same two Topaz boats crewed by teams of two sailed from 5pm on 25th October to 5pm the next day.
A 24-hour sail raised over €2,000 for the Ocean Cleanup organised by DCU and DIT sailing teams in Malahide Yacht Club. The event called ‘DCU x DIT 24hr Sail’ consisted of the same two Topaz boats crewed by teams of…
Howth Yacht Club Boats Dominate Malahide Regatta
#malahide – Malahide Yacht Club's annual cruiser regatta, sponsored by SPAR, attracted 24 boats in three classes who sailed two back-to-back races on courses set by PRO Neil Murphy in light southerly to south-easterly breezes. Class 2 and 3 did…
Malahide Sailors Compete in International Sea Scout Regatta
#malahide – Two Malahide sailors, Gemma McDowell and Sarah McKernan, travel to the USA this week to represent Scouting Ireland and Malahide Yacht Club at the William I Koch International Sea Scout Sailing Regatta in Long Beach, California. The two…
Sailing Manager Appointed at Malahide Yacht Club
Malahide Yacht Club has announced the appointment of Brian McDowell as Sailing Development Manager, a newly created position which will be a critical element of an ambitious development strategy for the Club to make sailing more accessible to the public,…
Malahide Yacht Club Show Support for Howth Lifeboat
#rnli – Over 150 members of Malahide Yacht Club and their families gathered on Sunday to toast St Patrick's Day in aid of the RNLI. Irish eyes were smiling and the craic was mighty as the 30th Powers Hot Whiskey…
Malahide Yacht Club Business Opportunity
#malahide – To capitalise on its investment in its new state-of-the-art Dinghy Sailing Centre and on its increasing membership, Malahide Yacht Club is seeking proposals from individuals or organisations interested in working with the Club to maximise the potential of…
Royal Irish dominates in Cruisers 3 East Coast Championship
#malahide – The Royal Irish Yacht Club had a successful foray to Dublin's northside last weekend when three boats sailing under the team name of 'Royal Irish Slugs' won the Team Trophy at the Cruisers III East Coast Championship hosted…
Cruisers 3 East Coast Championship at Malahide this weekend
Boats and teams from Howth, Dun Laoghaire and Malahide will contest this year's Cruisers 3 East Coast Championships being hosted by Malahide Yacht Club this weekend and sponsored by Union Chandlery and Malahide Marina. The Championship schedule is for three…
Malahide Girls at 420 Worlds in Austria
Two Malahide Yacht Club girls – Lizzy McDowell and Orlagh Thompson – will be Ireland's representatives at the 420 World Championships starting in Austria next week (first race Monday 30th July). The 12-race championship, which will have qualifying and final…
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